ElecLink’s route mirrors closely that of the existing IFA interconnector
Total cable length of 51 km inside the Channel Tunnel
14.5 km to tie up with National Grid’s Sellindge 400kV substation
3.5 km to tie up with RTE’s Les Mandarins 400kV poste
Health and safety
ElecLink is designed to achieve the highest possible safety, health and environmental standards and will implement its actions fully in compliance with Eurotunnel’s existing framework, regulations and policies.
ElecLink is deploying proven HVDC technology for its convertor stations and cables. ElecLink has developed a comprehensive Safety Case for the design, construction, operation and maintenance phases for the project’s 40 year life.